Text: H.Res.142 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 112th Congress]
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[H. Res. 142 Introduced in House (IH)]

112th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. RES. 142

     Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require 
  authorizing committees to hold annual hearings on GAO investigative 
   reports on the identification, consolidation, and elimination of 
                    duplicative Government programs.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 3, 2011

Mr. Gardner (for himself, Mr. Peters, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Broun of 
Georgia, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. 
 Pitts, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Flores, Mr. 
Gohmert, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Posey, Mr. McClintock, Mrs. Lummis, 
  Mr. Rokita, Mr. Kingston, Mrs. Adams, and Mr. Womack) submitted the 
   following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules

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                               RESOLUTION


 
     Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require 
  authorizing committees to hold annual hearings on GAO investigative 
   reports on the identification, consolidation, and elimination of 
                    duplicative Government programs.

    Resolved, That clause 2 of rule X of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives is amended by adding at the end the following new 
paragraph:
    ``(f) Within 90 calendar days after the Comptroller General 
transmits each annual report to Congress identifying programs, 
agencies, offices, and initiatives with duplicative goals and 
activities within the Government pursuant to section 21 of the the 
joint resolution of February 12, 2010, increasing the statutory limit 
on the public debt (Public Law 111-139), each standing committee 
(except the Committee on Appropriations) with jurisdiction over any 
such program or agency covered by that report shall conduct hearings on 
the recommendations for consolidation and elimination of such program 
or agency.''.
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